The sea of Rhodes, especially its quieter eastern shore,
is a point of attraction for water-sports lovers. On the beaches
of Faliraki, Lindos, Afandou, Tsambika, Ialissos, and Kolimbia, one can rent
water skis, jet skis, canoes, and paddle boats. Those who love sailing or
prefer to go about the island on a boat can rent sailing
boats of different sizes and motor boats at Mandraki (Information:
Yachting Club of Rhodes (N.O.P). Kountouriotou square 9, tel. (0241) 23287,
Port Authority of Rhodes, tel. (0241) 27690, 22220).
In the big hotels of the island, in Afandou, and in Rhodes town, there are basketball, volleyball and, tennis courts, soccer fields, and golf courses (Information: Golf Course of Afandou, tel. (0241) 51121, 51541, Sports Centre of Rhodes, tel. (0241) 25705, 28218 Riding Centre of Rhodes, tel. (0241) 21317).
The shores of Kalithea, Lindos, Genadio, and Kamiros are ideal for those who love underwater fishing and diving. In Rhodes town, there is even a diving school which provides the appropriate gear. (Information: Tel. (0241) 34103.)
On the mainland, there is game of wild ducks, harests and partridges. The prospective hunters though must take into account the restrictive laws and limitations of the hunting season, which starts in September and ends in March. (Information: Hunting Club of Rhodes, tel. (0241) 21841.)